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  • Today, Smokey continues to teach people of all ages about the importance of preventing wildfires. Just how effective is Smokey’s…

    A Burning Question: Is An Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?

  • Open forest ecosystems, like those of longleaf pine or loblolly pine, are managed with regular fires to support native plants…

    A Flame Changer – How Fire Diversity Affects Bee and Butterfly Populations

  • In the Western United States, shallow rocky soils and a dry climate often make it hard for new trees to…

    Are We Having Fungi Yet? Helping Young Trees Grow

  • In the Western United States, shallow rocky soils and a dry climate often make it hard for new trees to…

    Are We Having Fungi Yet? Helping Young Trees Grow (Spanish)

  • Test your knowledge on agriculture, habitats, and drought.

    Crossword Puzzle – Natural IQ Climate Change

  • In this FACTivity, you will predict and observe how diseases spread in populations. Over one class period, you will simulate…

    FACTivity – Cave Conundrum

  • Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions

  • Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions (Spanish)

  • The scientists in this study were interested in figuring out which landscape characteristics were more abundant in the core areas…

    Fish-ing Around – Discovering the Habitat Needs of the Pacific Fisher

  • The scientists in this study wanted to figure out how forest management, climate change, and streamflow interact. First, the scientists…

    Flow Down! Can Managing Forests Help Maintain Water Supplies in the Face of Climate Change?

  • Lawns are a common sight in the United States. The scientists in this study found previous research showing that lawns…

    The Bee Frequency: How Does Lawn Mowing Affect Bee Populations?

  • The scientists in this study were interested in learning about birds living in different sized kīpuka on the island of…

    Treasure Islands: Hawaiian Kīpuka and the Future of Native Hawaiian Birds